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The radiologists of Allegany Imaging practice at several locations including the Memorial and Sacred Heart Campuses of the Western Maryland Health System and Garrett County Memorial Hospital. We also read exams performed on patients of the Federal Correctional Institution.

James Kevin Benjamin, M.D. <top>

Dr. Benjamin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mount St. Mary’s College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1983. He obtained his medical degree in 1990 from Eastern Virginia Medical School and then performed his residency in internal medicine at York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania until 1991. From there he practiced diagnostic radiology at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania until 1995. During 1995, Dr. Benjamin obtained his certification from the American Board of Radiology and moved to Cumberland, Maryland to work in diagnostic radiology at Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Meyersdale Medical Center in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania and Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, Maryland. With the merger of two Cumberland Hospitals in 1999, Memorial Hospital and Medical Center along with the former Sacred Heart Hospital became part of the Western Maryland Health System. Dr. Benjamin continues to work on both campuses of the WMHS. In 2004, Allegany Imaging began serving Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia and the Oakland MRI Center in Oakland, Maryland. Dr. Benjamin is a member of the following organizations: American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, American Medical Association, Medical and Chirugical Faculty of Maryland, and Allegany County Medical Society.


Ik Rae Cho, M.D. <top>

Dr. Cho obtained his medical degree from the Catholic Medical School in Seoul, Republic of Korea in 1962. In 1974, he completed his internship at the Barberton Citizens Hospital, Barberton, Ohio and from there he performed his residency at D.C. General Hospital, Washington, D.C. in 1977. Dr. Cho is a 1978 Fellow in Angiography from College Hospital, Newark, New Jersey. From 1969 to 1972 Dr. Cho served in the Medical Corps of the Republic of Korea Army. After serving the military, Dr. Cho became a Staff Physician with the Swedish Save the Children Foundation where he worked with Tuberculosis Control. In 1978, he moved to the United States to work at Church Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland until 1994. Dr. Cho then moved to Cumberland, Maryland to work in Diagnostic Radiology at Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Meyersdale Medical Center in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania and Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, Maryland. With the merger of two Cumberland Hospitals in 1999, Memorial Hospital and Medical Center along with the former Sacred Heart Hospital, became part of the Western Maryland Health System. Dr. Cho continues to work on both campuses of the WMHS. In 2004, Allegany Imaging began serving Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia and the Oakland MRI Center in Oakland, Maryland.


George Michael Dwyer, M.D. <top>

Dr. Dwyer graduated from the Medical School of Ohio in 1985 with his medical degree. His post-graduate training included orthopedic surgery from 1985 – 1986 and diagnostic radiology from 1986 – 1988 at Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, and diagnostic radiology at Wayne State University also in Detroit, from 1988 – 1990. In 1990, he was certified by the American Board of Radiology. As Lieutenant Commander in the United States Naval Reserve, Dr. Dwyer served as a Staff Radiologist in Fleet Hospital Five during operation Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia. The remainder of his military service took place at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. Dr. Dwyer then moved to Cumberland, Maryland to work in Diagnostic Radiology at Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Meyersdale Medical Center in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania and Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, Maryland. With the merger of two Cumberland Hospitals in 1999, Memorial Hospital and Medical Center along with the former Sacred Heart Hospital became part of the Western Maryland Health System. Dr. Dwyer continues to work on both campuses of the WMHS. In 2004, Allegany Imaging began serving Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia and the Oakland MRI Center in Oakland, Maryland. Dr. Dwyer is a member of the following organizations: Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, American College of Radiology, American Medical Association, Medical and Chirugical Faculty of Maryland, and Allegany County Medical Society.


Herbert Stanley Lambert, III, M.D. <top>

A native of Western Maryland, Dr. Lambert attended the University of Maryland, College Park and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Neurobiology in 1992. He obtained his medical degree from the University of North Carolina in 1997 and received the Academic Merit Award. He was also awarded Intern Teacher of the Year during his Internal Medicine Internship at the University of Virginia Roanoke-Salem, Roanoke Virginia in 1998. Dr. Lambert performed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency as Chief Resident from 1998 – 2002 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. After completion of his residency, Dr. Lambert moved back to Western Maryland and joined the practice of Allegany Imaging to work in Diagnostic Radiology at the Western Maryland Health System, Meyersdale Medical Center in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania and Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, Maryland. In 2004, Allegany Imaging began serving Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia and the Oakland MRI Center in Oakland, Maryland. Dr. Lambert is a member of the American College of Radiology.


Charles Philip Magal, M.D. <top>

Dr. Magal graduated from George Washington University Medical Center with a Master of Science degree in 1977. He immediately went into the George Washington School of Medicine and graduated in 1982. After his residency in Internal Medicine at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., Dr. Magal specialized in Diagnostic Radiology at George Washington University Medical Center until 1986. Dr. Magal received his certification from the American Board of Radiology in 1987. For the next two years, he was the Clinical Instructor in Radiology at the same hospital and completed two fellowships: the first in Interventional Radiology at the University of Texas System Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and the second in Cross-Section Imaging at George Washington University Medical Center. In 1989 Dr. Magal moved to Cumberland, Maryland to work in Diagnostic Radiology at Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Meyersdale Medical Center in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania and Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, Maryland. With the merger of two Cumberland Hospitals in 1999, Memorial Hospital and Medical Center along with the former Sacred Heart Hospital, became part of the Western Maryland Health System. Dr. Magal continues to work on both campuses of the WMHS specializing in cardiac MRI and women’s imaging services. In 2004, Allegany Imaging began serving Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia and the Oakland MRI Center in Oakland, Maryland. Dr. Magal is a member of the following organizations: Allegany County Medical Society, Maryland Medical/Chirugical Faculty, American Medical Association, Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Maryland Radiological Society and the American College of Radiology.


Robert Francis Miller, M.D. <top>

Dr. Miller graduated from Scranton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1955. Immediately thereafter, he attended Georgetown Medical School and graduated with a medical degree in 1959. After completing a Rotating Internship in 1960, Dr. Miller performed his Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology Internship at Germantown Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1963. The American Board of Radiology certified Dr. Miller in 1964 and he also obtained the specialized “B” Reader certification in 1984. The “B” Reader certification allows Dr. Miller to read Dr. Miller served in the United States Air Force with an Honorable Discharge in 1965. Dr. Miller came to Cumberland, Maryland to work with the former Summit Radiology group following his military service discharge. Although the group has changed names, Dr. Miller is an original member of this practice which began in 1965. He worked at Potomac Valley Medical Center and Meyersdale Medical Center from 1993 – 1999. During 1995, the practice began working with Memorial Hospital and Medical Center and Garrett County Memorial Hospital. With the merger of two Cumberland Hospitals in 1999, Memorial Hospital and Medical Center along with the former Sacred Heart Hospital became part of the Western Maryland Health System. Dr. Miller continues to work on both campuses of the WMHS. In 2004, Allegany Imaging began serving Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia and the Oakland MRI Center in Oakland, Maryland. Dr. Miller is a member of the following organizations: American College of Radiology, American Medical Association, Maryland Radiological Society, Inc. Medical and Chirugical Faculty of Maryland, and Allegany County Medical Society.


John N. Pappas, M.D.<top>

Dr. Pappas obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences at the University of California at Davis in 1992. He attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York and graduated with his medical degree in 1996. Dr. Pappas performed a Surgical Pathology Internship in New York Hospital at Cornell University Medical Center, New York, New York and then went to Duke University Medical Center and served as Chief Resident during his Diagnostic Radiology Residency, which was completed in 2001. The American Board of Radiology certified Dr. Pappas in 2001. The following year, Dr. Pappas completed a Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Pappas worked with Vascular & Interventional Associates at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia until 2004 when he joined Allegany Imaging, P.C. Dr. Pappas now works at both campuses of the Western Maryland Health System performing vascular procedures interventional radiology services. In 2004, Allegany Imaging began serving Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia and the Oakland MRI Center in Oakland, Maryland. Dr. Pappas is a member of the following organizations: Society of Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology, American Association of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology, American College of Radiology, Radiology Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, and College of American Pathologists


Marcos Roffe, M.D.<top>

Dr. Marcos Roffe earned his medical degree from the National University of Mexico Medical School in 1980.  After completing his internship in internal medicine at Baltimore’s Sinai Hospital in 1983, Dr. Roffe performed a general surgery residency at Booth Medical Center in New York through 1985 and a radiology residency at Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital between 1985 and 1989.  He then completed a two-year fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at Boston’s New England Deaconess Hospital-Harvard Medical School in 1991.  Dr. Roffe became board certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology in 1989 and obtained additional qualifications in vascular and interventional radiology in 1995.  That same year, he began serving as director of interventional radiology at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, where he also held the position of diagnostic imaging chairman, starting in 2001.  In 2007, Dr. Roffe joined the team of radiologists at Allegany Imaging, which provides radiology services to the Western Maryland Health System, Garrett County Memorial Hospital and the Oakland MRI Center in Oakland, Maryland, and Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia.  His expertise lies in the minimally invasive treatment of peripheral vascular disease, the embolization of uterine fibroids, and venous interventions, among other types of interventional procedures.  Dr. Roffe holds membership in the following organizations: the American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, Society of Interventional Radiology, Chesapeake Interventional Radiology Society, for which he served as vice president from 2002 to 2003; and the Radiological Society of North America.